Acoustic Microscopy —A Tutorial Review

  • Lawrence W. Kessler
  • Donald E. Yuhas
Part of the Acoustical Imaging book series (ACIM, volume 9)


Acoustic microscopy is emerging as an important analytical technique serving the needs of both biomedical and materials technology. By means of very high frequency elastic waves, acoustic microscopes reveal structural-mechanical properties of specimens at high magnification. A review of the techniques and applications is presented in this reprinted article entitled, Acoustic Microscopy-1979 (37).


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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence W. Kessler
    • 1
  • Donald E. Yuhas
    • 1
  1. 1.Sonoscan, Inc.BensenvilleUSA

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